While an in-office scalpel procedure may sound straightforward, these procedures are delicate and should be conducted by a physician.
A bump on the eyelid could simply be a benign cyst or a sty, or it could be a form of skin cancer. If left undetected, the tumor can quietly spread, putting the health of the patient at grave risk.
It is important for a trained physician to treat these conditions, because the complications can be serious:
- Spread of cancer
- Damage to nearby structures
- Death (extreme cases)